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to abortion, family planning, or comprehensive sex education. pioneering feminist historian gerda lerner has died at the age of 92. she published multiple books over a decades-long academic career. she is credited with having earned recognition for women's history as a valid academic pursuit. she discussed her early days at sarah lawrence college where she established the first women's history graduate program in the early 1970's. >> when i proposed to teach a course in women's history, they said, who needs it? we are a woman's college. everything we do is women's history. and i said not at all because you are always telling it from the male point of view, from the mail days -- from the male gaze at women. despite these hundreds of years of discrimination and oblivion, women persisted that they have a story. and we had to win every step of the way. we had to win the right to tell it. so rule number one, nobody gave us anything. >> feminist historian gerda lerner died wednesday in madison, wisconsin. she was 92 years old. those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now!, democracynow.o
not to in the raping, if the good man her teaching good things do not rise up and train the other men and educate the other men and work with the other men, we will never end violence against women and girls. it has been very moving to travel across india and meeting such loving, tender men who are with us. >> [indiscernible] we have to look at the roots of this of violence. inequality, injustice, and a very bad system of government. [indiscernible] >> back in the u.s., the insurance giant american international group, or aig, has announced it will not join a shareholders lawsuit against the u.s. government over the terms of its bailout after news it was considering doing so sparked outrage. reports emerged this week a hajji's board was weighing whether to take part in a suit by former ceo that alleges the companies 2008 bailout shortchanged investors and violated their fit the minute rights. the news to come just two weeks after aig finally repaid the $182 billion in federal money it received to keep it from collapse, prompting a review from lawmakers who want a ig against trying to soothe taxpa
secretary of education diane ravitch said the vote could have national ramifications for showing teachers -- nominations for the 85th academy awards were unveiled thursday. the documentary category features three films featured on "democracy now!" "the invisible war," "how to survive a plate," and "five broken cameras." those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with juan gonzalez. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around the world. president obama is facing criticism for nominating another former wall street executive to become treasury secretary. thursday, obama tapped his own chief of staff jack lew to replace timothy geithner air. lew was an executive at citigroup from 2006 to 2008 at the time of the financial crisis. he served as chief operating officer of citigroup's alternative investments unit -- a group that bet on the housing market to collapse. lew has long pushed for the deregulation of wall street. from 1998 to january 2001 he headed the office of management and b
they will begin to educate and move their caucus from some very reactionary positions to a more moderate one. >> and from wisconsin, the first openly gay senator, tammy baldwin. >> it is quite remarkable. it is significant, the first openly lesbian or gay senator, the first out of the closet gay person elected, as such. she is also a committed progressive, a member of the house, the progressive congressional caucus. she was against the war in iraq. bernie sanders will have a real ally there. and and out gay man, who went to canada to marry his partner, is an absolute progressive person, and we are thinking that this diversity with african- americans, latinos, gays and lesbians coming into the congress, many of them are becoming as broad spectrum progressives who are recognized the importance of connecting all sorts of liberation movements. these are folks we will look to to be leaders in the new congress on progressive issues but that have to be raised. >> john nichols, thank you for joining us. author of "uprising: how wisconsin renew the politics of protest, from madison to wall street." w
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